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Saturday, October 11, 2014

With inclement weather forecast for Friday evening into Saturday morning, trainer Chad Brown moved up by a day workouts for a couple of his Breeders’ Cup contenders.

Friday, October 10, 2014

In a movie, Belle Gallantey's rags to riches 2014 season would end with a victory in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I), but in real life her connections are taking time to make sure the 1 1/8-mile race Oct. 31 at Santa Anita Park is her best option.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Winning a Grade 1 stakes is a big deal for an owner. It's even bigger when the winner is a homebred.Such was the case Oct. 4 at Belmont Park when Jay Em Ess Stable won the $500,000 Frizette Stakes (gr. I) for 2-year-old fillies at Belmont Park with By the Moon, who was bred by Jay Em Ess' Samantha Siegel.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Jerry Hollendorfer doesn’t plan to deviate from a successful training agenda for undefeated male 2-year-old champion of 2013 Shared Belief in the lead up to the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita on Nov. 1.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Faster than a speeding bullet, Obviously continues to train well as he prepares to take on two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan for the third time in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile at Santa Anita on Nov. 1.

Friday, October 10, 2014

For every big-name contender expected to arrive at the Breeders' Cup World Championships every season, there are several whose connections agonize over the decision to send them there.

Friday, October 10, 2014

There wasn’t much doubt about Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity (gr. I) winner Carpe Diem right from the minute he was born at Beau Lane’s Woodline Farm near Paris, Ky.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

With all the final major prep races completed for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 1 at Santa Anita, all that is left now is for the race’s prospects to complete their series of workouts for the Classic, and on Wednesday at Santa Anita, three Classic contenders worked for the first time since their most recent starts.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Rainha Da Bateria displayed a dazzling turn of foot through the homestretch to win the $150,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes (gr. IIIT) handily over the Keeneland turf Oct. 8, becoming the final qualifier from the 2014 Breeders' Cup Challenge series.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Cigar thrilled racing fans across the world with electrifying performances in his great campaigns of 1995 and 1996. His victory in the 1995 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Belmont Park capped off an undefeated season, and his triumph in the inaugural Dubai World Cup brought this great champion to an international stage.

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